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Tom can't sleep, so his father suggests he try counting sheep.” He agrees, but soon finds the sheep leading him, and his trusty stuffed-rabbit companion, into a wild woodland thats anything but restful. Once there, he meets more creatures mountain goats, pirates, penguins, even vampire bats and tigers. To survive, he hides or races away by car, on foot, or on skis, but always counting. Soon Tom finds himself in the company of 88 ghosts! Chris Riddells colorful illustrations bring the action to life, while Kathryn Caves verse narrative wittily documents Toms search for sleep and counting skills!
On a night that he cannot sleep, Tom begins to count sheep who promptly go to sleep on his bedroom floor, except for one that leads him on a variety of numerical adventures.
A rhyming story that teaches counting to one hundred describes the nighttime adventures of Tom, who lies in bed counting sheep, and then meets wolves, pythons, goats, and ghosts in ever increasing quantities. Reprint.